Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science: Statements

Posted in Governance and administration on March 11th, 2021 by steve

IrelandSimon Harris (Wicklow, Fine Gael): I am delighted to be here today again addressing Dáil Éireann on the work of the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. We have been working very hard in recent months to establish a new Department. Indeed, the Department was only formally set up in law last August and we have tried to pursue an ambitious agenda of work since then …” (more)

[Dáil debates, 10 March]

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Irish Students in the UK

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on December 17th, 2020 by steve

IrelandDanny Healy-Rae (Kerry, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his Department has finalised the agreement with colleges in the UK to ensure that Irish students do not have to pay higher fees or be considered as international students if they apply to UK colleges for courses, including postgraduate courses for 2021 to 2022, due to Brexit …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 15 December]

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Third Level Admissions – 2019 Leaving Certificate

Posted in Governance and administration on September 24th, 2020 by steve

IrelandDanny Healy-Rae (Kerry, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the exceptions being made for those that had sat their leaving certificate in 2019 and applied for college places in 2020 given that average grades across all subjects increased by 4.4% in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 22 September]

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